Final Recovery Plan for the North Pacific Right Whale (Eubalaena japonica)

June 03, 2013

This plan identifies measures to protect, promote, and monitor the recovery of North Pacific right whale populations. Because the most significant historical threat to North Pacific right whales (whaling) has been and continues to be addressed, and there

This plan identifies measures to protect, promote, and monitor the recovery of North Pacific right whale populations. Because the most significant historical threat to North Pacific right whales (whaling) has been and continues to be addressed, and there is a paucity of population data for the species, the primary component of this recovery program is data collection. The collection of additional data will facilitate estimating population size, monitoring trends in abundance, and determining population structure. 

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 08/03/2018

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